Our response to COVID19

The QA Commons is mindful of the dramatic and transformational impact COVID-19 is having on all institutions of higher education. As an organization, we are adapting our services to support preparing graduates for the workplace that is now changing more precipitously than ever.


Michelle Deasy


Michelle has led all employability programs at QA Commons since 2019 and has been invited to present on the topic at webinars and conferences across the country. Before joining QA Commons, she served as Director of Organizational Strategy at the RP Group, a research-based organization focused on student success and equity in the California Community Colleges. Prior to her work in the field of higher education, Michelle served as Managing Director at Atlas Capital Advisors, as a Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, and as an Account Manager at Oracle Corporation. She has served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations.


Michelle earned a BS in Development Sociology from Cornell University and an MA in Demography from UC Berkeley.

Contact: michelle@theqacommons.org


Follow our work

Enter your email below to follow this project and receive notifications.

Thank You!

We appreciate you contacting us. One of our colleagues will get back to you shortly.